Presidents Day 2012 USA

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  • Presidents Day 2012 was on Monday, 20 February 2012
  • Presidents Day 2013 is on Monday, 18 February 2013
  • Presidents Day 2014 is on Monday, 17 February 2014
  • Presidents Day 2015 is on Monday, 16 February 2015
  • Presidents Day 2016 is on Monday, 15 February 2016

Washington’s Birthday, a federal holiday honoring George Washington was originally implemented by an Act of Congress in 1880 for government offices in the District of Columbia (20 Stat. 277) and expanded in 1885 to include all federal offices (23 Stat. 516). As the first federal holiday to honor an American citizen, the holiday was celebrated on Washington’s actual birthday, February 22. On January 1, 1971, the federal holiday was shifted to the third Monday in February by the Uniform Monday Holiday Act.

Public Holidays 2012 in the USA